How to Write an Email Asking for a Job Vacancy

There are times when you work hard still you could not find right job, these days are challenging and when you do not hear back from HR is often frustrating.

Job Vacancy Inquiry Email

What can catch recruiter’s attention ?

If you are a fresher and have recently started searching for a job, you need proper guidance for not just writing a good resume or a nice cover letter but also how to write an email for job application that catches recruiter’s attention.

Apart from campus placements, directly applying to jobs is one of the common ways of successful job searching. However, when companies get thousands of job application emails every day, there is more probability of your job application emails going to trash.

Instead of waiting for a job opportunity to open up, you can send a formal email asking for a job opening in their company. You can also send a perfect resume and write a compelling cover letter for their future reference. Some times you may want to consider online jobs from home.

So Lets learn the tips to write perfect Email which will impress recruiter.

Only Apply if you are eligible for the job. Read job description clearly and understand it.

What you should include in Job Application Email?

1. Your purpose of writing job application
2. Write a short paragraph about the company you are applying for.
3. Your contact details so that recruiter can reach out to you.
4. Your email should not be too lengthy.

Note: Impress recruiter with your email body. A poorly written job application email never convinces a recruiter to open your resume.

How can you find Email Address of HR?

After you follow above tips, there would question in your mind, like to whom you will send email?
You can check Careers pages of companies you want to work with. All genuine companies will for sure have careers page. There you can find Current Openings along with Job Details.

Below is sample Email format Asking for Job Vacancy

Sample Email Asking for Job Vacancy

Subject: Application for Job Vacancy

Dear Employer,

I am writing this email to inquire if you have, or are likely to have, any job opportunities in {Company Name}.

It would be really great opportunity for me to work for your company because: (list specific reasons.)
I have completed my graduation from (University Name). I have below skills:
(List Skills in bullets)

Please take a moment and go through my attached resume.

It would be my sincere pleasure to hear from you soon.

Thanks and Regards,

[insert your name]

[Provide your contact information]

Note: You can include your cover letter in the body of the email rather than attaching it to make it easier on the recipient.  This also ensures that they will see it since they have already opened your email.

Following Up

Give enough time , at-least 6-7 days to recruiter to screen your resume and wait for him/her to reply. Follow up with a phone call or email after a few days, if you haven’t heard back. If you make a phone call, give nice examples of how you can contribute to the success of the company.

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